Restoring a legacy
Singh’s precious heritage, ravaged and ignored till now, has
been given a fresh lease of life.
Nonika Singh takes a look
WE Indians are so
good at cherishing memories. Yet when it comes to living memory
that we inherit by way of heritage; we simply turn a blind eye
and let it be ravaged. Not surprising then that we may idolise
Maharaja Ranjit Singh, but have ignored his precious heritage
— Rambagh Palace complex, Rambagh Gate, Gobindgarh Fort and
the Sham Singh Attariwala Samadhi complex, besides Pul Kanjri.
heritage in stone
Despite most of
his recent films failing at the boxoffice, Karan Johar continues
to titillate audiences through his TV show.
V. Gangadhar wonders
if such shows can save KJo
FOR some reason or
other, gossip and bitchiness had always been associated with
women. Was that because women talked more than men? There was a
time when Hedda Hopper, Louella Parsons and Sheila Graham were
the Gossip Queens of Hollywood and our own Devyani Chaubal
titillated her ‘Star & Style’ readers with inimitable
Bollywood gossip. Devyani’s growing narcissism perhaps led to
the decline of her column but she was quite devastating in her
hot in the cold
Get that cosy look in
colourful and trendy sweaters this winter,
says Homai Sagar
time for the winter chills, shop windows have begun displaying
the warmest of sweaters from good old wool to the cashmere, and
the sweater season is official. There was a time when sweaters
were thought to be boring and disturb the whole look of a dress.
But then with evolution in the fashion world, designer, casual,
elite and trendy sweaters, and their variations like cardigans
/weather dresses have come into vogue.